Manchester United 4-1 Chelsea: We belong in Champions League, says Erik ten Hag

Manchester United are back where they belong, according to manager Erik ten Hag, but the Dutchman believes they need to strengthen this summer to make the progress he demands.Ten Hag agrees with Arsene Wenger's old assessment that claiming a place in

Mikel Arteta: The rejection and determination that made a manager

A broad smile unfolds across Pepe Reina's bronzed features as he recalls the injustice served up to Mikel Arteta in the dorm room of a Barcelona farmhouse they used to call home.Reina was on the top bunk and Arteta below - but there was no doubt wher

Man City: Pep Guardiola wants Premier League financial charges dealt with ‘as soon as possible’

Last updated on 23 May 202323 May 2023.From the section Man CityManchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he wants the 115 Premier League financial charges against the club to be dealt with "as soon as possible".City have denied financial wrongdoing

Newcastle in Champions League: Magpies not aiming for top four at start of season, says Eddie Howe

Champions League football was not even on the agenda for Eddie Howe's Newcastle United at the start of the season.But, after securing a top-four finish by drawing with Leicester on Monday night, next season the Magpies will be in Europe's premier com

Manchester City: Pep Guardiola ‘the difference maker’ – but is this his best team yet?

Pep Guardiola was described as "the difference maker" after leading Manchester City to a third successive Premier League title - and two games from achieving a historic Treble.City, English champions in five of the past six seasons, will next month f

Man City win Premier League title: Pep Guardiola’s side ‘two games away from immortality’

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section Man CityManchester City are "two games away from immortality" after securing a third successive Premier League title, according to former England captain Alan Shearer. Pep Guardiola's side play

Man City: Pep Guardiola compares trying to clinch Premier League to serving for Wimbledon title

Pep Guardiola has compared Manchester City attempting to secure the Premier League title this weekend to serving for a Wimbledon championship.City will wrap up the title if Arsenal lose to Nottingham Forest on Saturday, or they beat Chelsea the follo

AZ Alkmaar 0-1 West Ham (agg: 1-3): Hammers reach Europa Conference League final

West Ham United reached their first major European final since 1976 after they overcame AZ Alkmaar in their Europa Conference League semi-final.David Moyes' side soaked up plenty of pressure at AFAS Stadium until Pablo Fornals scored on the counter-a

Manchester City 4-0 Real Madrid (5-1 agg): Champions League glory in sight for Pep Guardiola’s side

Pep Guardiola is football's great perfectionist but even he would struggle to find fault with the night of sheer mastery produced by Manchester City to obliterate holders Real Madrid to reach the Champions League final. Guardiola did, of course, spot

Inter Milan 1-0 AC Milan (3-0 agg): Inter reach Champions League final for first time in 13 years

Inter Milan reached the Champions League final for the first time in 13 years as Lautaro Martinez's goal sealed victory over fierce rivals AC Milan at San Siro.Three-time winners Inter, who led 2-0 after the first leg, will face either Manchester Cit

Leicester 0-3 Liverpool: Have Dean Smith’s side ‘gone’ after damaging defeat?

Leicester supporters left King Power Stadium in their droves with 20 minutes remaining against Liverpool and their Premier League fate could well have been sealed by the time they return.Should Everton win at Wolves on Saturday and Dean Smith's side

Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard says there’s ‘no hope’ in title race after loss to Brighton

While mathematically it's not yet confirmed, the faces of the Arsenal players at the end of their 3-0 defeat to Brighton on Sunday made it clear they knew the Premier League title race was over.Some stood staring into the distance, others sat on the

James Ward-Prowse: Southampton captain says ‘slipping standards’ led to Premier League relegation

Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse says "slipping standards" at the club have brought about Saints' relegation from the Premier League.The loss was their 24th this term - the most in a season in the club's history."From the first day of pre-season

Peterborough United 4-0 Sheffield Wednesday: Posh crush Owls to take control of play-off tie

Peterborough United belied a 19-point regular-season gap to take a staggering 4-0 first-leg lead over Sheffield Wednesday in a remarkable League One play-off semi-final. Jack Taylor's early opener put the hosts on the front foot before Joe Ward's lon

West Ham United 2-1 AZ Alkmaar: Hosts fight back to secure slender first-leg lead

West Ham's dreams of a first major trophy since 1980 are still alive as they came from behind to secure a narrow Europa Conference League semi-final first-leg win over Dutch side AZ Alkmaar at London Stadium.The Hammers' hopes of reaching the final i